LEADS - Help that leads you in the right direction

Community Services

Home Repair

I think they're wonderful people. They were there when I needed them. The men who came in were excellent, very quiet and nice. You couldn't ask for a nicer bunch of people to come in and work.

– Bertha Perry, LEADS client


Having a safe place to live is essential for moving in the right direction. If you need help with home repairs, we can help.

LEADS provides home repairs for seniors and families. Services include:
  • Fixing windows and screens
  • Electrical and plumbing repairs
  • New roofs
  • Replacement or repair of hot water heaters, heating systems, plumbing systems, walls, windows or doors.
  • Making homes handicapped accessible — ramps or modification to kitchens and bathrooms

LEADS qualified home repair specialists strive to help you in any way we can to make your home safe.

Funding sources for LEADS Home Repair programs include Emergency Home Repair and Handicapped Accessibility Program (investments of up to $5,000 per housing unit are available); Housing Assistance Grant Program funded by the Ohio Housing Trust Fund; Home Repair for Seniors funded by Senior Citizens Levy and Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging.

LEADS is an authorized PASSPORT Service provider.

Click here for application and income eligibility guidelines.

When you come, please bring proof that you live in Licking County and identification, proof of income is encouraged but not required.

2012 Federal Poverty Guidelines

Family Size 0 — 25% 26 — 50% 51 — 75% 76 — 100% 101 — 130% 131 — 150% 151 — 200%
1 0 — 2,793 2,794 — 5,585 5,586 — 8,378 8,379 — 11,170 11,171 — 14,521 14,522 — 16,775 16,776 — 22,340
2 0 — 3,783 3,784– 7,565 7,566 — 11,348 11,349 — 15,130 15,131 — 19,669 19,670 — 22,695 22,696 — 30,260
3 0 — 4,773 4,774 — 9,545 9,546 — 14,318 14,319 — 19,090 19,091 — 24,817 24,818 — 28,365 28,366 — 38,180
4 0 — 5,763 5,764 — 11,525 11,526 — 17,288 17,289 — 23,050 23,051 — 29,965 29,966 — 34,575 34,576 — 46,100
5 0 — 6,753 6,754 — 13,505 13,506 — 20,258 20,259 — 27,010 27,011 — 35,113 35,114 — 40,515 40,516 — 54,020
6 0 — 7,743 7,744 — 15,485 15,486 — 23,228 23,199 — 30,970 30,971 — 40,261 40,262 — 46,455 46,456 — 61,940
7 0 — 8,733 8,734 — 17,465 17,466– 26,198 26,199 — 34,930 34,931 — 45,409 45,410 — 52,395 52,396 — 69,860
8 0 — 9,723 9,724 — 19,445 19,446 — 29,168 29,169 — 38,890 38,891 — 50,557 50,558 — 58,335 58,336 — 77,780
For each additional person, add 3,960